Understanding the Talmud / selected with introductions by Alan Corré
- New York : Ktav Pub. House, 1975.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 468 pages ; 23 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Corré, A. D. (Alan D.)
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- The "vineyard" at Jamnia / Israel Abrahams -- The Mishnah / Abraham Cohen -- The Talmud / Israel Abrahams -- Gemara and Midrash / Abraham Cohen -- The Midrash and its poetry / Israel Abrahams -- The Palestinian Talmud / Louis Ginzberg -- "Open thou mine eyes" / William G. Braude -- Rabbinic exegesis / David S. Shapiro -- Historical antecedents / Abraham Cohen -- The economic condition of Judaea after the destruction of the Second Temple / Adolph Büchler -- The struggle between secular and religious forces for leadership / S. Zeitlin -- The Talmud in history / Israel Abrahams -- The burning of the Talmud in Paris / Allan Temko -- The Graeco-Roman view of Jews and Judaism in the second century / Norman Bentwich -- A Unitarian minister's view of the Talmudic doctrine of God / R. Travers Herford -- The idea of Torah in Judaism / George Foot Moore -- The Pharisees in the light of modern scholarship / Ralph Marcus -- Pharisees, Essenes and Gnostics / Ralph Marcus -- A first-century Jewish sage / Joshua Podro -- The persistence of rejected customs in Palestine / Louis Finkelstein -- The "sons of light" / Theodor H. Gaster -- The cave scrolls and the Jewish sects / Harold L. Ginsberg -- More light from Judean caves / Harold L. Ginsberg -- Life and the law / Louis Finkelstein -- Rabbinic methods of interpretation / David Daube -- The Halaka / Solomon Zeitlin -- Capital punishment: the classic Jewish discussion / Gerald J. Blidstein -- An essay on possession in Jewish law / Boaz Cohen -- The religious ideas of Talmudic Judaism / Julius Guttmann -- The religion of the Jews at the time of Jesus / Louis Ginzberg -- Some rabbinic ideas on prayer / Israel Abrahams -- The rabbinical conception of holiness / Solomon Schechter -- Divine retribution in rabbinic literature / Solomon Schechter -- Honor in rabbinic law and ethics / Chaim W. Reines -- In praise of the Talmud / Jacob Neusner.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the Barness Family Endowment in Jewish Studies in Honor of Joseph V. Paterno; 2011.
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